Personal Injury Lawyer Resume Samples

A Personal Injury Lawyer is a lawyer who provides legal representation to those who claim to have been injured, physically or psychologically, as a result of the negligence or wrongdoing of another person, company, government agency, or other entity. Personal injury lawyers primarily practice in the area of law known as tort law. A professional Personal Injury Lawyer Resume contains the following roles and responsibilities – interviewing clients and evaluating their cases to determine the legal matter, researching relevant laws and regulations, filing legal complaints, gathering evidence, conducting discovery and preparing for trial, representing clients in court, negotiating settlements and advocating for their rights.

To be successful in this profession job applicants need to possess the following skills- capacity to think creatively in order to develop effective legal strategies and solutions, possess strong interpersonal skills in order to effectively represent their clients, excellent courtroom presence and testimony skills, familiarity with medical terminology and injuries. A legal degree is mandatorily required to become a personal injury lawyer. After completing a law degree, a person must then complete a course of study specific to the field of personal injury law, usually known as a post-graduate legal education program. A bar license is as well needed.

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Personal Injury Lawyer Resume

Headline : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, handled complex litigation cases for someone with a positive upbeat attitude with a passion for Law. Handled court appearances and depositions. Located and managed experts and consultants.

Skills : Legal knowledge, Communication.

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Description :

  1. Maintained updated status documentation of all case files in the case management system.
  2. Modified, reviewed, and drafted demand letters, pleadings, claims, motions, discovery responses, subpoenas, memorandums, and other legal documents.
  3. Served as legal counsel on the clients’ behalf at hearings, mediations, trials, depositions, and litigation.
  4. Evaluated potential personal injury claims and provide legal advice to prospective clients accordingly.
  5. Negotiated suitable agreements and settle on the clients’ behalf when appropriate.
  6. Found ethical solutions to legal matters.
  7. Attended and participated in weekly pre-litigation conferences with litigation attorney to determine whether to present top offers to clients or consider for possible litigation.
                          Years of Experience
                          Experience
                          5-7 Years
                          Experience Level
                          Level
                          Executive
                          Education
                          Education
                          Juris Doctor


                          Personal Injury Lawyer Resume

                          Headline : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, handled a high case load willingness to meet with all clients, either virtually or in person. Experienced with Smart Advocate case management software a plus.

                          Skills : Analytical, Negotiation.

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                          Description :

                          1. Drafted pleadings, written discovery, and motions.
                          2. Provided legal support and guidance to clients.
                          3. Conducted attorney reviews of all non-priority cases to monitor cases for coverage/liability issues, ensure clients are treating, medical management, spot over-treatment, monitor customer service aspect of case, make sure clients are released in a timely manner, etc.
                          4. Monitored & managed departmental standards in terms of client contact percentage & checklist items.
                          5. Communicated with clients to promote world class client service and to also help medically manage cases.
                          6. Handled escalated calls that require attorney communication.
                          7. Supervised Case Management Supervisor to ensure he/she carries out his/her duties.
                                                                                                            Years of Experience
                                                                                                            Experience
                                                                                                            5-7 Years
                                                                                                            Experience Level
                                                                                                            Level
                                                                                                            Executive
                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                            Education
                                                                                                            Bachelor's In pre-law


                                                                                                            Personal Injury Lawyer Resume

                                                                                                            Headline : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, Provided leadership, management, and direction to paralegals and legal assistants. Researched and analyzed the law on complex issues and writing briefs and motions.

                                                                                                            Skills : Advocacy skills, Research.

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                                                                                                            Description :

                                                                                                            1. Developed case strategy and tactics.
                                                                                                            2. Handled law and motion.
                                                                                                            3. Negotiated and settled cases for catastrophically injured clients.
                                                                                                            4. Prepared cases as needed for trial.
                                                                                                            5. Negotiated settlements with insurance carriers.
                                                                                                            6. Interacted with clients and adversaries.
                                                                                                            7. Assessed Liability, Investigate facts with an innovative and pragmatic approach.
                                                                                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                                                                                        5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                        Political Science

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                                                                                                                                                                        Summary : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, Identified and retained medical experts and/or legal experts for each particular matter including their preparation for trial and/or depositions. Maintained communication with clients through course the claim and litigation, reported guidelines.

                                                                                                                                                                        Skills : Time management, Empathy.

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                                                                                                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                                                                                                        1. Covered PIP recorded statements and PIP Examinations Under Oath.
                                                                                                                                                                        2. Handled case management from inception to completion.
                                                                                                                                                                        3. Stayed informed about any current legislation and case law.
                                                                                                                                                                        4. Drafted pleadings, written discovery and motions.
                                                                                                                                                                        5. Argued motions and covering depositions.
                                                                                                                                                                        6. Marketed firm services in the community and as otherwise required.
                                                                                                                                                                        7. Assigned cases to Case Managers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7-10 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Consultant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Bachelor's In pre-law

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Summary : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, Conducted depositions, drafted and reviewed pleadings, motions, discovery responses; Prepared and attended mediations, arbitrations, and Court appearances.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Skills : Organization, Ethical conduct.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Advised clients of claim liability and legal rights.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Interpreted laws, rulings and regulations for clients.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Responded to discovery demands.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Conducted discovery and draft motions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Presented cases in court, argue motions and appeals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Kept clients informed by maintaining contact; communicated case progress.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7-10 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Juris Doctor

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Headline : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, Provided legal support to clients and closing of claims from start to finish. Maintained client relationships. Maintained medical provider relationships. Prepared and argued legal documents such as complaints, discovery and motions.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Skills : Writing, Research.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Gathered evidence to initiate and support legal actions, by such means as interviewing clients and witnesses to ascertain the facts of case.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Evaluated findings and develop strategies and arguments in preparation for presentation of cases.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Updated job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; read professional publications.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Accomplished organizational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; explored opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Built client relationships and practice client confidentiality.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Met with clients at the various firm office locations, as well as virtually and by phone, to review facts and develop case strategies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7. Collected retainers from clients and execute contracts that specify the parameters of the working relationship.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Political Science

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Summary : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, served as an advocate, advisor and counselor to clients, lead and managed the litigation team members, and ensured settlements and verdicts for clients are maximized while practicing law ethically and responsibly. Handled a docket from inception to trial.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Skills : Time Management, Administrative Support.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          1. Researched cases by interviewing witnesses, reading and conducting depositions, reviewing evidence, and speaking with the client.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          2. Attended all pretrial hearings on behalf of clients and advise clients following each hearing about the best strategies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          3. Conducted trials and/or administrative proceedings as necessary.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          4. Provided legal guidance and support.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          5. Received ongoing training and stay informed about any current legislation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          6. Handled personal injury case files from start to finish.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7-10 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Management
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Bachelor's In pre-law

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Headline : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, practiced Attorney. Worked independently and communicate effectively. Negotiated settlements with insurance companies. Drafted pleadings, motions and all court-related documents. Managed all aspects of discovery and ensure that deadlines are met.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Skills : Case Management, Drafting.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Prepared and maintained case plans.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Communicated with clients, expert witnesses, insurance company adjusters, supporting witnesses, and medical providers to gather information.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Reviewed & summarized medical records.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4. Built trustworthy relationships with clients.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5. Represented the client at hearings, trials, mediations, depositions, and litigation.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. Kept client information up to date.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. Drafted, reviewed, and modified claims, motions, discovery responses, demand letters, pleadings, subpoenas, memorandums, and other legal documents.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Juris Doctor

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Headline : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, reviewed and managed disbursement statements, subrogation, claims, liens, and other third-party interests. Built client PI cases, verifying that all client injuries, damages, and other losses are documented and presented for maximum recovery. Researched and analyzed PI case-specific legal issues and documentation.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Skills : Monitoring, Case Management.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      1. Resolved the clients cases in a favorable and cost-effective manner.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2. Actively monitored the financial aspects of your cases.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      3. Handled new client opportunities at a moments notice.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      4. Explained and executed Attorney-Client Contracts on behalf of the Firm.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      5. Documented and updated the status of all case files in the case management system.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      6. Drafted and prepared pleadings, motions, and other legal documents.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      7. Developed legal strategies to resolve cases favorably and cost-effectively for clients.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    BS In Political Science

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Summary : As a Personal Injury Lawyer, strategized and worked with staff on Pre-Suit or Litigation cases. Worked with management to establish procedures standards to maximize case outcomes. Worked with management to establish training development paths for staff.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Skills : Training, Developmental Skills.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Developed and delivered arguments and represent clients in personal injury matters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Negotiated, researched, and communicated both verbally and in writing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Exercised common sense in complex situations.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Communicated with clients during their treatment phase.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Prepared settlement demand letters.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Drafted discovery demands, pleadings, motions and briefs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                7-10 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Consultant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Bachelor's In pre-law